Tag Archives: watercolor pencils

Haikuforhealing/sketch: Winter Solstice

the white of winter’s first day surrounds and blankets the soil storing strength. © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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We’re having an Exhibit: Wonders of Watercolor

Join me this Friday evening for the opening reception of my Student’s Exhibit: Wonders of watercolor 2016, at the Evanston Art Center.  

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In between poem and painting in progress for day 10 NaPoWriMo

Above: Work in progress, Michelle Kogan, In between, watercolor and watercolor pencil. In Between In between not quite done, In between layers, colors, students, seasons, In between expectations, greatness, humility, humbleness, Catch your breath, hone your path, hold tight, steady, focus … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Chicago!

Peace and All the Best for 2013!

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Michelle Kogan’s Art is Featured this Week on Harold Underdown’s FB cover photo

This week I am happy to have my art  featured as the cover photo on Harold Underdown’s FB page. Harold is a children’s book editor and the author of  The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s Books. It’s a great … Continue reading

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Ready for an Early Winter Retreat, Join one of My Art Classes at the Evanston Art Center and Lincoln Park Conservatory…

Take a Chicago Winter Retreat by joining one of my Art Classes they begin the week of January 7th, 2013 at the Evanston Art Center and the Lincoln Park Conservatory. All level students are welcome. And if you haven’t found … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from a Wild Feathered Friend…

  Peace & Thanksgiving Greetings from a Chicago Wild Turkey!

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New Halloween and Black-capped Chickadee Card Available in my Etsy Shop

    BOO! Happy Halloween… Here are two new cards available in my Etsy Shop http://www.MichelleKoganFineArt.etsy.com The Halloween card is called, Boo! Halloween 2012 and I’ve included a couple of the characters that influenced the card. The card below is from … Continue reading

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Bonus Card: Hummingbird and Tritoma for the First 10 Customers with a purchase from my Etsy Shop

Introducing My New Notecard:  Hummingbird and Tritoma which comes to the first 10 customers as a Free Bonus Card when you make a purchase at my Etsy Shop: http://www.MichelleKoganFineArt.etsy.com Please include in your order at my shop: Bonus Hummingbird and Tritoma.

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Hydrangea & Black Capped Chickadee: Plein Air Watercolor in Process

Sultry Summer Greetings!      This summer I’m teaching two Plein Air Classes. One at the Evanston Art Center and one at the Chicago Botanic Garden. While my students are busy working I try to squeeze in a painting or … Continue reading

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